Bridging gaps in oral health education in a medical school in the United States: a pilot study | BMC Medical...

Our program was developed as an elective during the pediatric clerkship for third year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Prior to implementation of this pilot study, all medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine were exposed to fifteen minutes of instruction dedicated to oral health through a head and neck physical examination didactic lecture and workshop taught during the second year of medical school. Third year medical students have typically completed the didactic portion of medical school and are in their first year of hands-on clinical training. All students (n = 270) beginning their pediatric...

Medical Education Goes Woke – WSJ

Photo: justin lane/Shutterstock The woke domination of American higher education can seem tragically comic when it’s confined to the English department. But when it infiltrates the hard sciences, far more is at stake. Read and wince at how woke politics is about to infect medical education. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that represents and advises medical schools. It also has influence with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accreditor that sets med-school standards. So when the AAMC tells schools to revise how they teach, America’s future physicians will be...

Ottawa’s medical officer of health ‘concerned’ about COVID-19 wave

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News “This is indicative that the level of COVID-19 is very high in Ottawa right now, higher than the January Omicron wave.". Dr. Vera Etches wears a mask during a June 9 ceremony in which she and the Ottawa Public Health team were presented with the Key to the City. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Article content Amid a summer surge of COVID-19, Ottawa’s medical officer of health says “now is the time” to adapt to the amount of the virus circulating in the city by wearing masks, staying home when sick, getting boosted and limiting...

N.B. couple desperate for medical attention have no luck at 3 health centres

With his wife in need of care for severe abdominal pain, Saint John's Morgan Lanigan rushed to the St. Joseph Hospital  urgent care centre to get help.Within 15 seconds of arriving, they were told to come back at 9 a.m the next day.The ER at the Saint John Regional Hospital was also over-capacity, he said."We had to go to a pharmacist to see if we could get any assistance there."In a series of tweets, Lanigan said the pharmacist was able to provide Tylenol and Advil.Took chance on FrederictonBut in desperation, Lanigan decided he and his wife should head to Fredericton, more than...

School of Medicine welcomes 300 new medical students to campus at Class of 2026’s orientation week – School of Medicine...

The Wayne State University School of Medicine welcome members of the Class of 2026 this week. Breanna Ramsey spent a lot of her life on Wayne State University’s medical campus, where her mother worked in various clerical offices in neighboring Detroit Medical Center hospitals. “I often spent time with her at work if no one was available to watch me. I got to know many medical professionals, who helped me understand why I'm so passionate for medicine,” she said. Ramsey, born and raised in Detroit, earned her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology-Exercise and Sports Science as a Wayne Med-Direct Scholar, completing...